U.S. Air Force General Tod D. Wolters nominated to be 19th SACEUR
MONS, Belgium - Today, the U.S. President nominated U.S. Air Force General Tod D. Wolters for appointment to the grade of general while serving as Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Commander, U.S. European Command.
NATO has also agreed to appoint General Wolters as Supreme Allied Commander Europe. If confirmed by the Senate, General Wolters will succeed U.S. Army General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, who has held the position since May 3, 2016.
General Wolters is currently serving as Commander, Allied Air Command; Commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa, headquartered at RamsteinAir Base, Germany; and Director, Joint Air Power Competence Centre at Kalkar, Germany. In this position, he is responsible for the air and missile defence of 29 NATO Alliance member nations while commanding U.S. airpower across 104 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, the Arctic, Atlantic and Indian Oceans.